sport news Napoli 'take important steps in tying down Dries Mertens to a new deal'

Napoli 'take important steps in tying down Dries Mertens to a new deal' as , Chelsea and Arsenal wait to see if they can sign Belgian on free transfer in the summer Dries Mertens is out of contract in June and highly sought-after across Europe The Napoli star became the club's joint all-time top goalscorer on Tuesday night Napoli have made important steps in tying him down to new deal, say reports Player's lawyers outlined three reasons why he is yet to sign offered contract

By Ben Nagle for MailOnline

Published: 09:06 GMT, 27 February 2020 | Updated: 09:45 GMT, 27 February 2020

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Napoli have made big strides in their bid to tie down Dries Mertens to a new contract as he edges ever closer to the expiry of his contract, according to reports.

Chelsea, and Arsenal are among the clubs interested in signing the Belgian superstar, and the former made a last-ditch attempt to sign him on deadline day in January.

His contract expires in the summer, and while many

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